Woman’s body found after apartment fire


Firefighters found the body of an older woman in apartment Wednesday after putting out a fire.

The Clark County Coroners Office identified the victim as 24-year-old Cheryl Marie Dean from Las Vegas. The cause of death is still pending. 

The fire originated around noon in Dean’s apartment located at 4321 E. Harmon Avenue.

There are 18 units in the building and as a result of the fire, none of the apartments are habitable, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

The displaced families are being helped by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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